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Deinonychus antirrhopus by EmperorDinobot Deinonychus antirrhopus by EmperorDinobot
The counter balancing terrible claw. Quite the acrobat no doubt. I would not like one as a pet.


Comments are appreciated! Thanks for watching! next up "double beam"!
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orange-eyed-serpent Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
The feathering on this is pretty good...except for a couple of things. ;)
The display feathers on the arm would come down all the way to the second finger. I also think that the upper arm would be somewhat more buried in fluff and not as visible as it appears here. But I like that your brought the feathers all the way down to the ankle. And it's even possible that Deinonychus may have had feathers all the way down to the toes, too, but as no Deinonychus feathers have been found yet, we can't be sure. (I can explain why this is, but it's pretty involved.) :P
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EmperorDinobot Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2015
They do start at the second finger, it's just hard to see on this one. I had issues about it too, but I didn't wanna go back and fix it a bit. I agree, arm needs more fluff. Maybe I'll fix that tonight to show it.
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orange-eyed-serpent Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
No, I mean, they would go all the way down the second finger, like this:
www.deviantart.com/art/Deinony…
and this: www.deviantart.com/art/Deinony…

The reason Deinonychus probably had feathers all the way down, covering the digits like this is because Eosinopteryx, a relative of both deinonychosaurs and troodontids, had this kind of feather arrangement, so it's unlikely that Deinonychus would have lost feathers on that region. And when you keep in mind that it's even been found on oviraptorosaurs, it makes it pretty likely that all dromaeosaurs had them.

I'm not trying to be rude, just give some helpful critique. ^^; But take from it what you will.
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EmperorDinobot Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2015
Yeah. I know. Velociraptor will get its revenge. I've never been happy with this POS anyways.
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orange-eyed-serpent Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Well...I wasn't trying to make you feel bad about your art. =/ I'm sorry that my critique came off that way.
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EmperorDinobot Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2015
Naw, none taken. This had problems from the beginning. The peach fuzz I tried to make it look like, y'know, ostrich feathers with a bit more advanced plummage, but I think it came out really bad. I'm thinking about adjusting it/redoing it. I just haven't had much time. I didn't wanna cover much of the manus in feathers, wanted to show the claws. If It had been larger feathers, then yeah, I would have started on the second digit. Velociraptor, coming soon, around April or May, will be very VERY birdy.
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TheOneTrueSirCharles Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Might make a good pet, just train it while it's young.
Kinda like a large pet hawk/falcon. XD

This looks awesome!
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Maleiva Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
is a nice job congrats :D
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Kairu-Hakubi Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
coolcool
i want one as a pet!
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Qianzhousaurus Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I like the feathers (they just look so fluffy!) La la la la 
Can't wait for diplodocus 
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